Mother Nature Network – it sounds like a warm and friendly, huggy and human kind of place – the sort of news web site that might hand you a warm, freshly-baked gluten-free cookie when you visit. It’s a web site that celebrates the “Joy of Less”, so you might expect its web design to be [...]
For a serious presidential candidate with real grassroots support, it wouldn’t be that hard to qualify for the Americans Elect presidential ballot. 1,000 signatures in each of 10 states for insiders? Even without a dime, Howard Dean’s supporters could have accomplished that in a day. 5,000 signatures in each of 10 states for outsiders? Ralph [...]
Number of Twitter Posts (tweets) featuring the phrase “This Slut” between March 21 and March 25 2012: 356
Number of these tweets uttering the anti-Limbaugh protest meme “This Slut Votes“: 2
Number of these tweets declaring some particular woman or another to be “This Slut”: 354
Was Rush Limbaugh really an aberration? Can someone remind [...]
Despite its early promotion of Buddy Roemer as a presidential candidate, Roemer never took off as a popular option within the Americans Elect “tracking” system, a social media widget in which people indicate their interest on the AmericansElect.com “Candidates Page”. Yesterday morning, populist independent Senator Bernie Sanders blew by Buddy Roemer to become one of [...]
The privatized presidential nomination system called Americans Elect has erased all trace of it, but it’s important to note recent history:
In early November, Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer made an appearance at an Americans Elect event. Shortly after that, Americans Elect promoted Buddy Roemer’s candidacy, making public its “finding” that Buddy Roemer is the [...]
Houston area school districts have implanted RFID chips into kids’ ID tags and installed gear around schools and buses to constantly keep track of children’s location.
Get ‘em used to it while they’re young and they won’t think twice about it when they’re grown. Where will implanted chip RFID tracking be found next?
American citizen. Born in Fresno, California. Taken to detention in Arizona because he kept his birth certificate at home.